Faculty

Kevin Han
Kevin Han is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering at North Carolina State University. He received a PhD in Civil Engineering (Construction Engineering and Management emphasis) and Master of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a MS in Civil Engineering (Construction Engineering and Management emphasis) and a BA in Architecture/Minor in Structural Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley.
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Postdoctoral Associates

Guang-Yu Nie
I am a postdoctoral research scholar with primary research interests in VR/AR and 3D computer vision, with particular focus on 3D scene understanding, 3D reconstruction, saliency detection, 3D rendering in VR/AR, and deep learning. I earned my Ph.D. degree from the Beijing Institute of Technology, China, in the year 2019. [email] [personal homepage]

Joomyung Lee
I am a postdoctoral research scholar in the department of civil, construction, and environmental engineering. I received a Ph. D. degree in Nuclear Engineering from North Carolina State University. I earned my MS and BS in Nuclear Engineering from Hanyang University in the Republic of Korea. My Ph.D. research was focused on developing a machine learning-based digital twin diagnosis model to be used in autonomous management and control system for an advanced nuclear reactor. My Master degree's thesis was developing the emergency preparedness plan based on Level 3 PRA analysis. In addition to my research for the thesis, I have experience in analyzing the advanced safety system operation by using a Bayesian Network and reasoning-based approach with Prolog. [email]


Graduate Students

Khashayar Asadi Boroujeni
I am a PhD student in Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering specialization in Construction Engineering & Management. I have completed my M.Sc. in Construction Engineering and Management from Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran polytechnic). I earned my B.Sc. in Civil Engineering from Amirkabir University of Technology as well. My research involves automating construction performance analyses by leveraging advances in computer vision, robotics and Building Information Modeling (BIM). [email]

Mojtaba Noghabaee
I am a PhD student in Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering specialization in Construction Engineering & Management. I earned my B.Sc. in Civil Engineering from University of Tehran. My research involves improving construction estimation and safety by developing virtual reality applications, BIM, and human computer interaction (HCI). [email]

Doyun Lee
I am PhD student at Civil Engineering majoring in Construction Engineering and Management. I have earned Master’s degree in Architectural Engineering from Kyunghee University in Korea where I conducted researches on asset management for modular construction, data management for plant construction, and BIM for apartment houses. My current research focuses on computer vision-based quality assessment of prefabricated components. [email]

Rachel Son
I am a Ph.D. student in Construction Engineering at North Carolina State University. I completed my B.S. in Civil Engineering from Iowa State University. I have six years of work experience as a civil engineer in the Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC) industry. My current research focuses on robotic applications in construction management. [email]

Yajie Liu
I am a PhD student in Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering specialization in Construction Engineering & Management. I completed my Master’s degree in Civil Engineering in University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. I earned my Bachelor of Applied Science in Construction Management at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University (Melbourne, Australia) and Bachelor of Engineering in Building Environment and Energy Engineering from China University of Mining and Technology (Xuzhou, China). My current research focuses on UAS applications for surveying and photogrammetry in construction. [email]

Nick Crowder
I am a PhD student in Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering specialization in Structural Engineering. I completed my Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from NCSU. I've worked on qualification of electrical substation equipment subjected to earthquake excitation under supervision of Dr. Abhinav Gupta. With Drs. Han and Gupta, I am currently working on improving piping design and contruction processes by integrating construction models (BIM) with structural models (ANSYS/Abaqus). [email]

Alexis McCarn
I am currently enrolled at NC State University as a Masters student in Structural Engineering & Mechanics. My previous work experiences are in the areas of land development, engineering, and construction. I have always lived in North Carolina and grew up in Winston Salem. When not working, I enjoy running and playing with my dog. My research is on integrating design models (i.e., finite element) and construction BIM models (IFC) to improve the process of digital information exchange. [email]

Arvind Kumar
I am a Graduate student majoring in Computer Science at NC State. Previously, I worked as a Software Engineer at Visa. My research projects include building an automated microservices recommendation engine for legacy applications in collaboration with IBM and also designing a system for user context recognition using advanced machine learning. I am currently working as a Research Assistant under Dr.Kevin Han to build a real-time, educational & interactive application. It will allow students to understand how a structure behaves when a load is applied (using FEM), with a visual aid, letting students act as load themselves. [email]


Undergraduate Students

Miles Ferrone
I am a 3rd-year undergraduate student majoring in Construction Engineering. I am currently working as a undergrad research assistant to Dr. Kevin Han. I am working on researching welding practices and concepts to apply with a robotic welding unit assisting the triangulation of photos for the North Carolina Department of Transportation. [email]

Keagan Linsey
I am a 2nd-year undergraduate student at NC State, pursuing a degree in Computer Science and English Linguistics. I am currently working as a research assistant under the guidance of Dr. Han. Outside of research and academics, I serve as the director of TEDxNCState, work as a teaching assistant for NC State’s Introduction to Python course, and enjoy spending time with my cat. [email]

Srisheel Gunnisetti
I am a 2nd-year undergraduate student pursuing a Computer Science major at NC State University. I am an undergraduate research assistant to Dr. Kevin Han. My research involves improving construction estimation and monitoring by leveraging visual data analytics techniques, implementing virtual reality applications, and building information modeling. I love learning about emerging technologies in the realm of artificial intelligence and virtual reality, and love traveling to new places in my free time. [email]


Reearch Internship Summer Experience (RISE), CCEE, NC State University

Summer 2019: Gilmarie O'Neill, University of Puerto Rico
Summer 2018: Rahul Jain, Indian Institute of Technology, Patna
Summer 2017: Manuel Jara Perez, University of Evansville

Global Engagement in Academic Research (GEAR), NC State University

Summer 2019: Yiheng Niu, Beijing Institute of Technology; Yujing Liu, Beijing Institute of Technology
Summer 2018: Xianzi Hu, Jilin University; Jiaoyang Yao, Beijing Institute of Technology; Hexiang Dong, Beijing Institute of Technology; Ziqian Qin, Zhejiang University; Mingda Sun, Zhejiang University
Summer 2017: Ka Mai, Zhejiang University; Ren Yi, Beijing Institute of Technology; Huang Zhoujun, Zhejiang University


High School Students

Summer 2019: Sohum Rampal, Green Hope High School
Summer 2018: Katherine Madrid and Kysheem Harris from Broughton High School through Burroughs Wellcome Research Experience / NC-MSEN Pre-College Program

Alumni

Idris Jeelani, PhD 19'
Assistant Professor at the University of Florida, Gainesville, last updated August 2019

Mayank Misra, MSCE 20'
Assistant Project Manager at I.L. Long Construction Company, last updated July 2020

Varun Haritsa, MSECE 20'
Computer Vision Research Intern at Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, last updated July 2020

Jamie Gachie, MCS 20'
Software Engineer at AllState, last updated June 2020

Jay Parmar, BSCS 19', Big Data Engineer at Allstate, last updated June 2019
Hariharan Ramshankar, MSEE, Computer Vision Software Enegineer at Traptic Inc., last updated Dec. 2018
Pranav Nawathe, MCS, Software Developer Engineer at Amazon, last updated Jan. 2018